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History Walk: Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek

Presented by 12,000 Year History Prk at 12,000 Year History Park, Cayce SC

Jun 01 2019
History Walk: Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek

Walk the beautiful trail around the historic earthworks on Congaree Creek and hear about the battle that led to the destruction of the city. #TimeforHistory #Historyatyourfeet

It’s 1865 and General William T. Sherman has just cut a swath of destruction across Georgia and now has eyes on South Carolina. As Sherman said, “I almost tremble for her (SC) fate, but feel that she deserves all that seems in store for her.” Forces will collide at the Battle of Congaree Creek. Learn about Sherman’s march to Columbia that culminated in the City’s destruction.



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12,000 Year History Park

1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce, SC 29033